Amara Living Ltd

http://www.amara.com

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Amara are an online retailer specialising in luxury gifts, designer homeware, lighting and contemporary furniture. Since its launch in 2005 by husband and wife team Andrew and Sam Hood, the retailer now offers nearly 35,000 products on its website and has dedicated websites for the French, German, US, Australian, New Zealand, UAE and Irish markets. The company's core values are centred around being passionate, aspirational, innovative, creative and versatile. As a workforce, Amara put a lot of focus into supporting each other as a team, caring about the local community and environment, and being honest, transparent and respectful. Flexible working, tiered holiday allowances, a trusting environment that allows parents to leave work for important appointments and an open door policy from senior management are all things staff at Amara can expect to enjoy.

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Giving Something Back

100% of staff agreed

My organisation encourages charitable activities

Amara raised £13,000 for a range of charities and good causes last year, organising sample sales, gift appeals, raffles, coffee mornings, watt bike challenges and a host of other charitable activities.

Leadership

97% of staff agreed

This organisation is run on strong values / principles

Amara raised £13,000 for a range of charities and good causes last year, organising sample sales, gift appeals, raffles, coffee mornings, watt bike challenges and a host of other charitable activities.

My Company

97% of staff agreed

I believe I can make a valuable contribution to the success of this organisation

The Wellbeing 100 programme consists of a variety of activities and events for employees to participate in, such as the Virgin Pulse Global Challenge and workshops on mental health, mindfulness, nutrition and yoga.

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Employees earning £35k+
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